2023-06-05: News Headlines

Larry Johnson (2023-06-05). Ukraine is Going Kamikaze. sonar21.com Ukraine's vain attempts to launch an offensive ostensibly to oust Russia from "conquered" lands in the Donbass reminds me of the Japanese Kamikaze bombers trying to impede the inevitable U.S….

ecsorinoco (2023-06-05). US Anti-Tank Weapons Shipped to Kiev in Hands of Mexican Gangs. orinocotribune.com A video footage broadcast in a Mexican news report has shown a Mexican gang member carrying a US-made Javelin anti-tank missile launcher, thousands of which were shipped to Ukraine for use against Russian forces. | The report broadcast by Mexico's Milenio TV on Thursday pointed to the image of a man carrying what it described as the Javelin anti-tank weapon, identifying him as a member of the Gulf Cartel member based in Matamorous, Mexico, noting that such weapons were shipped to Ukraine months ago. | The weapon, identified by media outlet as a Raytheon-made FGM-148, is believed to be a Javelin missile launcher s…

WSWS (2023-06-05). Train horror in India: Another crime of decaying capitalism. wsws.org The government has been spending lavishly on the military, as part of its deepening strategic alliance with US imperialism against China, while refusing to make the necessary investments in a rail system that is a crucial means of transportation for the country's more than a billion people.

_____ (2023-06-05). Putin, South Africa, and the International Criminal Court. transcend.org 31 May 2023 – The Upcoming BRICS Meetings in South Africa – The West has deployed the International Criminal Court in the US/NATO proxy war with Russia in Ukraine.

_____ (2023-06-05). Journey to St. Petersburg, Moscow & Crimea (Part 2). transcend.org Eyewitness Crimea – In May of this year, we took the long, 27-hour train ride from Moscow to Crimea to see how life is there and what the sentiment of the people are as the US and Ukraine sharpen their threats to "recapture" this peninsula from Russia.

WSWS (2023-06-05). French National Assembly to examine €413 billion defense spending bill. wsws.org While imposing an illegitimate and overwhelmingly unpopular pension cut, Macron is building a "war economy" amid the NATO war with Russia.

WSWS (2023-06-05). Russian autoworkers protest low wages. wsws.org Seven workers were arrested when they and dozens of others laid down their tools at the lunch hour and refused to restart the line until that night.

WSWS (2023-06-05). Spanish PM Sanchez mooted as possible NATO Secretary General. wsws.org Sánchez has not brought down his own PSOE-Podemos government in order to campaign against the right, but to coordinate with it and with NATO an escalation of the war with Russia.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). 19 killed at mountain collapse in SW China's Sichuan. ecns.cn 19 people were killed and five others slightly injured after a mountain collapsed at a state-owned forest farm in Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, and other workers at the mine were evacuated to safety.

_____ (2023-06-05). Peace Disruption (Part 2): Palestine's Killing Fields—The End Must Go On. transcend.org Endless, 75 years of apartheid Israel's discrimination, tyranny, oppression, massacres of women and children, targeted ethnic cleansing and displacement of indigenous Palestinians, marked by the total silence of world religious leaders.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). China explores recycling options for waste from photovoltaic sector. ecns.cn With Monday being China's ninth National Environment Day, themed this year on modernization characterized by harmonious coexistence between man and nature, experts are calling for greater attention to an emerging issue: the coming surge in photovoltaic panel waste.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Cruise industry gears up to haul anchor in Q4. ecns.cn China's cruise industry is expected to resume operations in the fourth quarter, industry players and researchers said at a forum in the port city of Tianjin recently.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). 19 die in mountain collapse in SW China's Sichuan. ecns.cn A total of 19 people were killed in a mountain collapse on Sunday in Leshan City, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Defense minister calls on countries to stay vigilant on South China Sea. ecns.cn State Councilor and Defense Minister General Li Shangfu called on Sunday for regional countries to stay highly vigilant and firmly reject the actions of some countries outside the South China Sea, which exercise "hegemony of navigation "in the name of "freedom of navigation".

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Defense minister calls for mutual respect to repair ties. ecns.cn The right way for China and the US to get along is to follow the three principles of mutual respect, peaceful coexistence and win-win cooperation, the Chinese defense minister said at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Military affirms commitment to safeguarding one-China principle. ecns.cn The root causes of tensions across the Taiwan Strait lie with external forces and "Taiwan independence" agitators, both of which are exploiting each other, the Chinese defense minister said on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). More 5G applications, 6G on the horizon: Minister. ecns.cn China will widen the industrial application of 5G and promote the research and development of 6G as it works to establish a beachhead in the future tech frontier, the country's top industry regulator said on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Shanghai remains top city for attracting talented professionals. ecns.cn Shanghai's net inflow of talented individuals continued to rank first in China last year, according to a recent report released by Zhilian Recruitment titled "China City Talent Attraction Ranking: 2023".

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Cross-border market opportunities beckon. ecns.cn Companies in China as well as Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are rushing to pursue cross-border market opportunities and seek new growth avenues in green development, digital technologies and services.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Ultra-remote 5G surgical robot debuts at 31st PT Expo China. ecns.cn A domestically produced 5G surgical robot demonstrated at the 31st PT Expo China attracted many visitors on Sunday. It successfully completed China's first 5G ultra-long-distance robotic liver and gallbladder surgery in February this year.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Honduras appoints first ambassador to China, 'a significant step to enhancing bilateral diplomatic ties'. ecns.cn Appointing ambassadors is a significant step to further consolidating China-Honduras relations after the two countries had established diplomatic ties, and the two countries are expected to take actions in concrete and substantial cooperation.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). China achieves hematopoietic differentiation of human embryonic stem cells in space for first time. ecns.cn Following the successful launch and docking of the Tianzhou-6 spacecraft, the Shenzhou-15 taikonauts have assisted the scientific team in carrying out six to 15 days of cell culture experiments in orbit.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Tibetan kids return home after unforgettable visit to Beijing. ecns.cn Children from a Welfare Center of Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in northwest China's Qinghai Province prepare to return home after a 5-day visit to Beijing, June 4, 2023.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Changsha's permanent population growth ranks first among megacities in 2022. ecns.cn Changsha City in Central China's Hunan Province ranks first in permanent population growth among 17 megacities with a population of more than 10 million people, in 2022, data released by these cities showed.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). National History Museum of China unveiled in Beijing. ecns.cn The inauguration ceremony of the National History Museum of China was held in Beijing on Monday, marking the official opening of the country's only state-level comprehensive natural museum.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). China's services activity expands in May. ecns.cn China's services activity recorded momentum in May, a private survey showed on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). China's first trans-provincial subway marks key milestone. ecns.cn Suzhou Rail Transit Line 11 is the first trans-provincial subway traffic connecting Jiangsu with Shanghai and the only trans-provincial subway line in China.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). China strengthens fairness of market competition. ecns.cn China will strengthen supervision and law enforcement against market intervention behaviors, and will consolidate the institutional and regulatory foundations for fair competition, the State Administration for Market Regulation said on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). World Environment Day: Data shows China an important contributor to global environment protection. ecns.cn June 5 marks World Environment Day, established to remind the world about the state of the Earth and environmental hazards caused by human activities.

ecns.cn (2023-06-05). Jinshanling Great Wall under blue sky in summer. ecns.cn The Jinshanling section of the Great Wall stretches on mountains under a clear blue sky in Chengde, north China's Hebei Province.

WSWS (2023-06-05). Why hasn't alleged Australian war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith been charged? wsws.org While prosecuting whistleblowers who exposed war crimes with zeal, Australian authorities are refusing to charge those credibly accused of murdering Afghan civilians.

teleSUR (2023-06-05). Afghanistan: All Airports Officially Operational. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation reported that all airports located within Afghanistan's borders are currently operational. | Related: | According to the ministry, a total of 20 foreign flights per day are making use the national airfields, adding that every airport is currently fully operational. | The ministry has stated on Twitter that Hamidullah Akhundzada, the incumbent Minister of Transp…

_____ (2023-06-05). Iran to Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization in July. transcend.org 1 Jun 2023 – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said today that his country's accession to the SCO will be completed in the next summit on 4 Jul under the chairmanship of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kite Line (2023-06-05). Kite Line: Raid on the The Atlanta Solidarity Fund. itsgoingdown.org Long running abolitionist podcast and radio program Kite Line discusses the recent police raid on the Atlanta Solidarity Fund. Listen and Download HERE On the morning of May 31st, Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Atlanta Police Department raided a house and arrested three staff members of the Atlanta Solidarity Fund. The Atlanta Solidarity Fund is…

Anonymous Contributor (2023-06-05). From the Bay to the A, No Cop City Anywhere: Report from the Stop Cop City Solidarity March in Oakland. itsgoingdown.org Report from recent march in Oakland in solidarity with the struggle to stop the massive counter-insurgency Cop City project in Atlanta, Georgia. On May 30th, 2023, approximately 70 people gathered in Oakland at Oscar Grant Plaza, hitting the streets in solidarity with the struggle to Stop Cop City and defenders of the Weelaunee Forest. The…

National Lawyers Guild (2023-06-05). NLG Condemns State Repression and Raids Against Atlanta Solidarity Fund Activists. indybay.org This morning, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and Atlanta Police Department (APD) raided the homes of and arrested three activists with the Atlanta Solidarity Fund. These arrests are a clear attempt to silence protest and sever activists from legal counsel and community support.

Ryan Fatica, Unicorn Riot (2023-06-05). Three Atlanta Activists Arrested, Home Raided Over Bail Fund. indybay.org Around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, three members of the Atlanta Solidarity Fund were arrested during a raid by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Atlanta Police Department and charged with money laundering and charity fraud.

Angela (2023-06-05). Sunday 6/4: Book launch- "Crossing Borders — The Search for Dignity in Palestine," by Christa Bruhn. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-06-05). China advierte contra alianzas tipo OTAN en Asia-Pacífico. telesurtv.net El ministro de Defensa de China, Li Shangfu sostuvo que la mentalidad de la Guerra Fría estaba resurgiendo en la región de Asia y el Pacífico.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-06-05). Italia e Israel clasifican a semifinales del Mundial de fútbol Sub-20. telesurtv.net Las semifinales se desarrollarán el jueves 8 de junio, mientras que la final, que tendrá a un campeón inédito, se llevará a cabo el domingo 11 de junio.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-06-05). Al menos 14 muertos deja alud de tierra en el suroeste de China. telesurtv.net El colapso ocurrió alrededor de las 06H00 horas en una granja forestal en el poblado de Yongsheng, en el distrito de Jinkouhe de la ciudad.

Staff (2023-06-05). Israel Rojas: "El reto está en seguir adelante, con las mejores canciones posibles" cubadebate.cu "El reto está en seguir adelante. Con las mejores canciones posibles. Trabajando duro como cultores del amor y la buena fe entre los seres humanos", expresó el cantautor Israel Rojas tras la gira de Buena Fe por España.

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